Hey all, I have something that I've been thinking about for a while now that I would really like your thoughts on. The news about Bari Weiss today, as well as her resignation letter, seems to elucidate/ support this general theory I'm kicking around:
Is it possible that one explanation for the simmering sense of chaos, anxiety, and unease many of us are experiencing right now is that portion of society is (often unwittingly) functioning on a macro-level as an emotionally abusive partner to the rest of society? Could we all be experiencing varying degrees of an abusive environment?
I just completed the first in a video series where I'll be examining this, but one thing I talk about is how abusers create an environment where the victims must constantly watch what they say or do, or "walk on eggshells" to prevent upsetting them. Abusers don't validate or accept viewpoints or opinions outside of their own, and create an environment where there's always an implicit threat of ...